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ERIC Number: ED485077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 22
Computer-Supported Communities for Novice Teachers: Needs Assessment and Design
Colaric, Susan M.; Stapleton, Joy
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, October 19-23, 2004
Retention of novice teachers is a problem for school districts. Teacher induction programs are beneficial in increasing retention, but these programs take time, a commodity in short supply among novice teachers. Computer-based support has been suggested as an alternative resource. This paper reports the findings of a survey among novice teachers in the rural south-eastern United States as part of a needs assessment for developing support tools and programs for this population.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.